Dennis Dawson

Tête à Tête

Dennis Dawson

The Revue Politique “Tête à Tête” series delves into the lives of newsmakers, movers and shakers. In these in-depth and personal conversations, Pierre Donais sits down with guests to discuss their life experiences and to reveal what drives them today.

In this episode, Pierre speaks with Dennis Dawson, Liberal Senator (Lauzon, Quebec). Mr. Dawson studied political science and business administration. He is one of the youngest persons ever elected as a school board trustee in Quebec. In 1977, Mr. Dawson was elected as one of the youngest Liberal MPs in Canadian history to sit in the House of Commons, where he served his constituents of Louis-Hébert for three consecutive terms. Before his appointment to the Senate in 2005, Dawson managed governmental relations for various clients Canada-wide.


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Pierre Donais

Drawing on four decades of radio and TV experience, Pierre has a reputation for being as personable as he is astute. He joined CPAC in 2003 to host Revue Politique, a nightly review of the day’s politics for Francophone viewers. He also delves into the personal with guests on Tête à Tête. A former anchor and journalist at TQS and Télémédia CIMF-FM in Outaouais, Pierre also served as radio host and station manager. He has recently completed his Master’s degree in law at the University of Ottawa.